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Events and activities in Warwickshire for World Alzheimer’s Month 2019 (September 2019)

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North Warwickshire

Name of event: Free Dementia Friendly Cinema

Date: Thursday 26th September 2019 (Calamity Jane) & Friday 27th September 2019 (Singin in the Rain)

Time: 2.00pm-4.00pm

Venue: Atherstone Memorial Hall (Calamity Jane) & Coleshill Town Hall (Singin in the Rain)

Why come along? No booking required. Refreshments provided. More details here.

Contact details for more information: Call 01926 737767.

 

Name of event: Tea Dance (Dementia Friendly)

Date: Fridays starting from 20th September 2019

Time: 1.00pm-3.00pm

Venue: The Dordon Club, Long Street, Dordon, B78 1PZ

Why come along? £2.50 per person. Everybody is welcome. More details here.

Contact details for more informationfindit@therightfoot.me.uk or 07826 516579.

 

Nuneaton & Bedworth

Name of event: Remember Me – Dementia Conference

Date: Monday 23rd September 2019

Time: 10.30am-3.00pm

Venue: Griff & Coton Sports Club, Heath End Road, Nuneaton, CV10 7JQ

Why come along? Events include information stands, healthy exercise, entertainment, food, and an opportunity to find out more about local groups and resources. This is a free event for those living with dementia, primary carers, family, friends and volunteers. If you would like to attend this event, please confirm your attendance by emailing us or completing and returning this form.

Contact details for more information: Rina Sarna or Mike Slemensek, northernareateam@warwickshire.gov.uk, 01926 737767. WCC Northern Area Team, Room 101, Town Hall, Coton Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5AA.

 

Rugby

Name of event: World Alzheimer’s Day Information Event

Date: Saturday 21st September 2019

Time: 10.00am-2.00pm (but feel free to drop in throughout those times)

  • 10.00am Welcome & coffee
  • 10.30am Kate from Davidson Mahon Solicitors with an informative session on Powers of Attorney & Mental Capacity
  • 11.00am ‘Dine for Dementia’ Brunch raising funds for the Alzheimer’s Society
  • 11.45am ‘Thinking Differently About Dementia’ – how Hallmark care for those living with Dementia
  • 12.45pm Dementia Friends followed by tours of Anya Court and opportunity for questions

Venue: Anya Court Care Home, 286 Dunchurch Rd, Rugby, CV22 6JA

Why come along? Opportunity to find out more about Alzheimer’s & Dementia.

Contact details for more information: Call Karen on 01788 811976 or email on Karen.handley@hallmarkcarehomes.co.uk. Event is free but donations please for Dine for Dementia, and all monies raised to go to Alzheimer’s Society. Free parking on site or at Sainsbury’s opposite.

 

Stratford-on-Avon

Name of event: Music Therapy Event

Date: Thursday 26th September 2019

Time: 2.00pm

Venue: Cedar Lodge, Bearley Cross, B95 6DR

Why come along? Here at MHA, we’ve been working in collaboration with BBC Music Day to support their call that every person living with dementia should have access to music therapy by 2020. As part of the event on 26 September 2019, we’d like to invite you to Cedar Lodge at 2.00pm to see our pioneering music therapy work in action and to find out more about how it helps older people living with dementia. You’ll have the opportunity to hear about music therapy helps our residents and see for yourself the benefits through observing (and hopefully joining in) a group music therapy session. Following the session, there will be the opportunity to chat with our music therapist Satyam Makoievato to find out more.

Contact details for more information: Nadine Webster (Home Manager) on 01789 731168 or Nadine.Webster@mha.org.uk. Please let Nadine know if you are able to attend.

 

Name of event: Dementia Café

Date: Every Friday at Bishopton, every Wednesday at Wellesbourne

Time: 2.00pm-4.00pm (people are welcome to drop in without prior arrangement)

Venues:

  • Bishopton Community Centre, Drayton Avenue, Straford-on-Avon, CV37 9PB
  • Wellesbourne Village Hall, School Road, Wellesbourne, CV35 9NH

Why come along? For those living with dementia and their carers – a chance to relax without concern. Carers can chat with others in a similar situation whilst their loved ones are entertained.

Contact details for more information: 01789 261061 or wrap1@hotmail.co.uk. Refreshments and entertainment provided, car parking available, no charge.

 

Name of event: Looking After a Loved One

Date: Commencing Thursday 12th September 2019 for 6 weeks

Time: 10.00am-12.00pm

Venue: Briar Croft, Alcester Road, Stratford-on-Avon, CV37 6PH

Why come along? Are you looking after a loved one living with dementia? Concerned? Exhausted? Lonely? Please come along and meet others in a similar situation to discuss issues, support each other and even laugh!

Speakers include a mental health nurse, a social worker, a dementia navigator, a solicitor and a care provider. Topics covered include what is dementia, taking care of yourself, finances and benefits, legal aspects and help available.

Contact details for more information: Contact Janine Jackson on 01789 261061 or wrap1@hotmail.co.uk. There are a few spaces still available on this programme.

 

Warwick

Name of event: ReCollections Café

Date: Monday 9th September 2019

Time: 2.00pm-3.30pm

Venue: Market Hall Museum, Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4SA

Why come along? A café for carers and people living with dementia. Each month we have a different theme, this month we will be doing activities on the theme of the Fire of Warwick. Come and meet others living with dementia or caring for a family member. ReCollections uses the collections of the museum to spark conversation and interest.

Contact details for more information: 01926 412069 or museum@warwickshire.gov.uk, website – heritage.warwickshire.gov.uk. Charge of £5 per couple, refreshments provided. The museum doesn’t have any parking facilities. There is pay and display parking available in the town centre.

 

Name of event: Dementia Support Warwick District and Environs

Date: Thursday 5th September 2019

Time: 10.30am-3.00pm

Venue: Dormer Place Conference Centre, Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AA

Why come along? Our 2nd annual FREE event for those living with dementia, primary carers, family & friends, plus volunteers running local dementia support groups.

Come and meet therapy pets and enjoy a variety of taster sessions led by local dementia care groups and support services.

Share your ideas and experiences with our others in a similar role and meet the range of Health & Social Care professionals and local service providers. Find out who the key agencies are and what support is available to you in and around Warwick District.

Free entry, free refreshments and rolling buffet lunch. Come for the whole event or just drop in for a while.

Contact details for more information: 078 6769 8073. Please make a note of the date and share with other carers & families. Look out for final details and agenda in local press.

 

Name of event: Forget Me Not Dementia Drop In

Date: Last Tuesday of Each Month (next 4 dates are 24th September 2019, 22nd October 2019, 26th November 2019 & 17th December 2019)

Time: 1.00pm-2.30pm

Venue: Chase Meadow Community Centre, Warwick, CV34 6BT

Why come along? ‘Forget Me Not’ drop in is a dementia friendly environment for people living with dementia/memory loss and their friends, family and/or carers. Join us for afternoon tea plus optional activities available.

Contact details for more information: For more details please call or text Holly Nixon on 07971 221901. Free entry, No need to book, just drop in.

 

Name of event: Magical Melodies

Date: Tuesdays commencing 12th November 2019 (6 week course)

Time: 12.30pm-2.30pm

Venue: Chase Meadow Community Centre, Warwick, CV34 6BT

Why come along? Our ‘dementia friendly’ choir is launching in Warwick and we would love you to take part. No audition required – all are welcome. We are hosting an information session and sing-a-long with Tora at our regular monthly ‘Forget Me Not’ dementia drop in on Tuesday 22nd October 2019 (1.00pm-2.30pm) at Chase Meadow Community Centre. Please pop by for a cuppa, cake and to find out more.

Contact details for more information: For more details please call or text Holly Nixon on 07971 221901 or email ta-dah@hotmail.com.

 

*Further event details will be added once details are confirmed.

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Dementia Support Warwick District and Environs

Dementia Support Warwick District and Environs

5th September 2019, 10.30am – 3.00pm

Dormer Place Conference Centre, Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AA

Our 2nd Annual FREE event for those living with dementia, primary carers, family & friends, plus volunteers running local dementia support groups.

Come and meet therapy pets and enjoy a variety of taster sessions led by local dementia care groups and support services

Share your ideas and experiences with others in a similar role and meet the range of Health & Social Care professionals and local service providers.

Find out who the key agencies are and what support is available to you in and around Warwick District.

Free Entry, Free Refreshments and rolling buffet lunch. Come for the whole event or just drop in for a while

Please make a note of the date and share with other carers & families

Look out for final details and agenda in local press!

For more information please Tel. 078 6769 8073

Click here to view the event poster

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